Robbe (e. Seal)

This Wolfpack operated from 16 Feb 1943 to 13 Mar 1943.

Notes: U-437 leaves the group on 20 Feb in order to escort the prize tanker Herborg and U-569 and U-382 leave the group in order to attack convoy UC-1 along with wolfpack Rochen.

U-boats involved with this Wolfpack were:

U-103Gustav-Adolf Janssen16 Feb 194312 Mar 1943 A
U-107Harald Gelhaus16 Feb 194313 Mar 1943 B
U-382Herbert Juli16 Feb 194325 Feb 1943 C
U-410Horst-Arno Fenski16 Feb 194313 Mar 1943 D
U-437Hermann Lamby16 Feb 194320 Feb 1943 E
U-445Heinz-Konrad Fenn16 Feb 194313 Mar 1943 F
U-511Fritz Schneewind16 Feb 19435 Mar 1943 G
U-569Hans Johannsen16 Feb 194326 Feb 1943 H
8 boats.

Daily positions of Wolfpack Robbe

Ships hit by this Wolfpack

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Feb 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Roxburgh Castle7,801br
23 Feb 1943U-382Herbert Juli Empire Norseman (d.)9,811brUC-1
6 Mar 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Fort Battle River7,133brKMS-10
6 Mar 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Fort Paskoyac (d.)7,134brKMS-10
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Clan Alpine5,442brOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Marcella4,592brOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Oporto2,352brOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Sembilangan4,990nlOS-44

6 ships sunk (32,310 tons) and 2 ships damaged (16,945 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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